Phonetics: A Contemporary Approach

Phonetics: A Contemporary Approach

By: Arden R. Thorum (author)Paperback

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Phonetics: A Contemporary Approach introduces students to linguistic phonetics and teaches the skills necessary for clinical application. Centered on a strong foundation of hands-on experience, this dynamic text is designed to help instructors provide their students with the most current topics and theories related to phonetics and phonetic transcription. Students will utilize theories and principles by creating their own Articulation Test, giving them an opportunity to apply what they've learned. With fun and engaging learning tools including challenging word puzzles, riddles, transcription exercises, fill-in-the-blank questions, and anagrams, Phonetics: A Contemporary Approach provides students and instructors with a wealth of unique resources for learning and teaching. TOPICS International Phonetic Alphabet and its clinical applications Sound/symbol association used to describe each of the American English speech sounds and their characteristics Information regarding the English Language History of United States English spelling and pronunciation Information and discussion of the speech and hearing mechanisms A comprehensive study of the American English vowels, dipthongs, and consonants, including extensive transcription drill exercises A discussion of the clinical applications of the concepts of phonetic science. INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES Test Bank STUDENT RESOURCES Sound/Symbol Reference Chart Word Puzzles Fill-in-the-blank questions Transcription Exercises Anagrams Companion Website with an Interactive Glossary featuring phonetic symbols and audio, Matching Exercises, and Flashcards http://healthprofessions.jbpub.com/thorum Please note: Some electronic versions and eBooks do not contain an access code to the Companion Website.

About Author

Emeriti Professor of Communicative Disorders, Department of Human Communication, California State University - Fullerton

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781449678890
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9781449678890
  • weight: 737
  • ISBN10: 1449678890

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